Author - Ebony Chapman

NAViGO awarded for ‘Excellence in DBT’ from the Association for Psychological Therapies

NAViGO's Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Service have been named as a winners in the APT Awards for Excellence in DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) 2018. These annual awards were established to keep people enthusiastic and engaged in how they can apply DBT in their practice, with judges looking for (A) a description of an intervention with a patient or group of patients, (B) the intervention to feature mainly DBT, and (C) what is described should “inspire” other people who read it – [...]

Gardiner Hill Foundation awarded £10,000 to fund Only the Lonely project

Local charity, the Gardiner Hill Foundation which supports people with mental health problems has been granted a £10,000 National Lottery Award to help combat social isolation in vulnerable adults in North East Lincolnshire. The project called ‘Only the Lonely’ aims to help people who, for a number of reasons are experiencing social isolation. Reasons may include bereavement, job loss, anti-social behaviour, lack of public transport and even internet connectivity issues. Working in partnership with Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL) the Gardiner Hill Foundation will [...]

World Mental Health Day 2018

On Tuesday 10 October, NAViGO CIC and North East Lincolnshire Council will be celebrating World Mental Health Day 2018 with a networking breakfast, at Grimsby Town Hall, 8:45am-9:45am. Every year on October 10, people across the world join together to celebrate mental health education, awareness and advocacy and to shine a spotlight on a particular area of mental illness. This year, NAViGO is focussing on ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’, in response to alarming UK statistics from [...]

Tukes Employment and Training Scheme

Blog | Michael’s Journey

Tukes staff member Michael shares his employment journey, from volunteering and a work placement to an apprenticeship and permanent contract! From an early age I had recognised that I was not the same as everyone else. The first time I attended school was extremely nerve wracking and I noticed all the other children were very excited about going to school and while they would all play together I would just sit as far away from them as I could and [...]